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Penn quarterback Billy Ragone could return Saturday after missing the last two games with an ankle injury. (credit: Penn Athletics)

Penn And Princeton To Meet For 105th Time Saturday

It should be a lot of fun at Franklin Field on Saturday when one of college football’s great rivalries continues, as the Penn Quakers host the Princeton Tigers.

11/07/2013

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Penn Professor Designs Online Game To Figure Out How People Come To Agree

Penn professor has designed an online game to figure out how groups of disparate people come to agree on something.

11/02/2013

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Phila. Councilmembers Agree To Explore Cell Phone Buyback ‘ATMs’

At a City Council hearing, company officials laid out the security precautions in each transaction — including thumbprints, multiple photographs, and a scan of photo IDs.

10/24/2013

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Penn Readies For Key Ivy Battle With Yale

After two straight weeks on the road, the Penn Quakers will return to Franklin Field on Saturday afternoon as they welcome the Yale Bulldogs to town in Ivy League action.

10/23/2013

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Wharton Prof. Sees Continuing Decline In Young People’s Interest in Parenthood

In 1992, his survey found, 78 percent of respondents said they planned to have or adopt children. In 2012, that dropped to 42 percent.

10/16/2013

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Penn Study Says Using Multiple Clinics Can Deteriorate Patient’s Care

Researchers found duplicated services and medications, and increased costs.

10/11/2013

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Massive Online Open Courses

MOOCs are massive online open courses, usually offered free of charge, created by faculty of higher education institutions and they are the most exciting, fastest growing innovation in higher education.

10/09/2013

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Penn Researchers Spotlight More Effective Cancer Treatment

The research team found that despite clear evidence that one radiation treatment is as effective as multiple doses, most doctors use multiple doses.

10/08/2013

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Using Facebook Status Updates To See What Kind Of Person You Are

Researchers at Penn used social media to understand how “updates” and “likes” differ between personality types.

10/07/2013

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Grit Trumps Talent

When we think of well-achieved kids, we think of talent and brains. But new research suggests we should think again.

10/07/2013

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Positively Philadelphia: Hijinks With The Sphinx

The Penn Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of the arrival in Philadelphia of a 15-ton Egyptian treasure.

10/06/2013

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With Guidance Counselors All But Gone, Philadelphia Students Scramble

The funding crisis has caused the Philadelphia school district to slash the number of college guidance counselors.

10/03/2013

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Penn Students Launch App That Connects Undergrads To College Parties

Penn students looking to party can now turn to their smartphones.

10/02/2013

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Colleges Join Ed-Tech Revolution

Higher education may be at a turning point, joining the ed-tech revolution by creating in-house technology incubators.

10/02/2013

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University Of Pennsylvania To Study Why People Still Smoke In 2013

The University of Pennsylvania has received a grant to study smoking behaviors. It is a five year, $20 million study that will examines why people still smoke in 2013.

09/29/2013

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